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MetiNews.Com - Boris Johnson revealed his roadmap out of lockdown in England on Monday
Breaking News ! Dr Hilary Jones has explained why he was "pleased" a five-week gap has been put between each stage of lifting lockdown. Boris Johnson revealed his roadmap out of lockdown in England on Monday with the first stage happening on March 8 with the reopening of schools for all pupils. Socialising with more people follows later in March before the slow and gradual reopening of hospitality, non-essential shops and entertainment venues. Read More Related Articles 'We can now start to grieve' say family of 'fabulous daughter' stabbed to death and found in bedsit next to body of abusive boyfriend Read More Related Articles WATCH: Shocking video shows woman dragged along by car after confronting gang of masked men stealing catalytic converter The Prime Minister's plan could see all restrictions lifted by June 21. Speaking on Tuesday's Good Morning Britain less than 24 hours after the announcement, Dr Hilary said why the gap between each stage was important. "I was really pleased to see that five-week period so it can be assessed how each step is progressing, with case rates, how effective the vaccine rollout is, what measures can work and how we can ease lockdown safely," he said. "Without measures you can’t measure it, and say we're in a safe place. We've got to come out of it safely and this is a good scientific way of doing it. The Prime Minister unveiled his roadmap on Monday (Image: PA) "I think we can't underestimate the enormous and fantastic work carried out by the scientists in producing an effective and safe vaccine, and the NHS staff who have administered it.
. The first will look at whether documents that say you have had a vaccine OR a test could help reopen the economy, safely.
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The second, in April, will involve pilot events with larger crowd sized and reduced social distancing with the use of testing. The third will see the Department For Transport work on ways of facilitating inbound and outbound travel as soon as possible. However, there is no certainty that international travel won't resume before May 17 at the earliest. The fourth and final review will be of social distancing measures. All of the suggested dates in April, May and June are 'at the earliest' and subject to review. They could be delayed if the data suggests it's unsafe to lift measures.
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